Jan-Ove Tuv Demonstrates How to Paint Old-Masterly with Watercolor (Pt. 2) | The Cave of Apelles

Watercolor and old master painting are not usually seen as equals, but why should they not be?
Jan-Ove Tuv is a kitsch-painter and the show host of  @Cave of Apelles . In this video, he demonstrates a technique that allows you to take watercolor to another level.

Part one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPcxKihn-iE

In this video you will learn about:

  • Establishing an «anchor point» from which you can correct everything else
  • Thinking rhythmically and measuring angles to achieve correct proportions
  • How to «dig» and push color around
  • How to pick up color with paper to achieve lighter values
  • Being aware of how wet and dry areas influence the flow of the color


▶️ Full video: https://patreon.com/caveofapelles
🎵 Full audio: http://caveofapelles.com/podcast

Video produced by Bork Nerdrum.

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"